Chances are you employ or work with someone who is being abused. Is that any of your business? It is—when domestic violence enters the workplace.
Statistics show that:
*In as many as 40,000 documented incidents of on-the-job violence, the victims knew their attackers intimately.
*It’s been estimated that businesses lose [...]
Family violence or domestic violence are very common crimes. Most domestic violence victims experience emotional and physical trauma as the oppressor is a family member. Incidents of family violence are often unreported as the victim is scared to go to the police. The victims of such domestic violence crimes in are women and children who [...]
Among the most serious criminal offences is domestic assault which can impose severe legal implications on the accused. Domestic Assault can be physical, sexual and violent abuse from a family member and can be reported to the police.
Once a case is registered, domestic assault charges are imposed on the accused. Domestic Assault can also be [...]
You may be longing for help with domestic abuse, yet your partner is in complete denial. What do you do?
Some people shy away from getting help for domestic violence because they claim that their partner will “never” admit to being abusive. Well, this may be true, but this is certainly not a reason to allow [...]
Let’s examine the legal implications of Battered Woman Syndrome. BWS was first proposed in the 1970’s. According to Joe Wheeler Dixon, PhD, JD BWS appears to be the product of legal advocacy and not science. BWS seems to owe its existence to the needs of legal advocates to support and justify claims by battered women [...]